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New smoker I got with a couple add ons before even seasoning.However with the weather the way it is here today I will still use the Brinkman.
post #2 of 16
Enjoy your new toy (err, I mean serious culinary tool)!!

Take care, have fun, and do good!


post #3 of 16
Congrats Smokey! Nice toy! Have you planned out the maiden voyage yet?

Happy Thanksgiving!
post #4 of 16
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Deb have not planned anything in particular but, I do have 10lbs of almonds on the way that I might do first, They will be bagged and used for some small christmas gifts to some family ands friends. Let ya all know how the do??????
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what add on's did you get? that a big block....looks it anyways..........

post #6 of 16
You have my post about doing almonds? I Love those buggers!
post #7 of 16
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It's the 3405bgw from wallyworld. I added the two homemade dampers and put a flat 3/4" gasket around the door. The darn thing didn't come with any dambers at the bootom so I put one on each side to help the updraft since I saw a few with them.Next I will be adding the plug in the side I have seen others do to run the wires through. Already have it just need to get-r-done.
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Deb I do not believe I have seen that one yet. If you would please send it to me I sure it is great comin from you.

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These are the recipes everyone went crasy over. Use any kind of nuts I like almonds best. The first recipe is a big hit with everyone!

Hot and Spicy Smoked Pecans

2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
2 cups pecan halves
1 tablespoon chili powder

Mix everything but the nuts and chilli powder in a bowl. When it's mixed well add nuts coating completely. Then add chilli powder. Put in tin foil pan and smoke for about 30 minutes. Stir them up every 10 minutes or so.

Glazed Spiced Smoked Nuts Recipe

1/3 cup sugar
1/4 unsalted butter
1/4 cup fresh orange juice (strained)
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground mace
1 pound unsalted mixed nuts

Cook sugar, butter, orange juice, salt, cinnamon, cayenne and mace in heavy skillet over low heat until butter melts and sugar is dissolved. Increase heat to medium. Add nuts and toss until completely coated. Spread in single layer on a lightly pamed tin foil pan. Smoke 30 minutes stirring every 10 minutes. Then cook without smoke for another 30 minutes. Move nuts to sheet of tin foil to cool.

Hot And Spicy Smoked Cajun Nut Mix

1/4 cup Butter
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Paprika
1 teaspoon Red cayenne pepper (or to taste)
1 teaspoon Garlic powder
1 teaspoon Black pepper
1 teaspoon Onion powder
1 teaspoon White pepper
8 ounces Walnuts
8 ounces Pecans
4 ounces almonds, Whole

In a 3 quart sauce pan, over low heat, melt butter stir in paprika, garlic, and onion powders. Stir in black pepper, white pepper, salt and red pepper. Blend well. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in walnuts, pecans, and almonds. Mix well to coat. Spread nuts in a tin foil pan and smoke for 15 to 20 minutes. Stir nuts occasionally. Cook without smoke until nuts are golden brown. Remove from heat and cool.
post #10 of 16
Nice! Sigh... sometimes I wish I could just quit building s^$t and go BUY something for once. It'd prolly be cheaper! LOL!

post #11 of 16
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icon_biggrin.gif Deb, Thanks again for the fast response and reciepes the first one on the list sounds like a real winner.I hope my order get's here soon from Calif. so I can try these out.

Looks like butter is a must to get seasoning to stick and may/will try a few of my own season varieties.

Thanks again
post #12 of 16
Your welcome hon!

I use margarine that works too but I aways say butter.
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That don't work either. I just bought a GOSM, and I'm already planning mods.
I haven't even seasoned it yet!!!!icon_rolleyes.gif
post #14 of 16
Smokey -

I added the nuts to my website so you can download it now as a 4 x 6 recipe card if you want. They're under Snacks
post #15 of 16
Yanno, yer prolly right on the button with that.
"hello everyone, my name is Rich and I'm both a smokaholic AND and engineer."
post #16 of 16
ROLF! Rich your a nut and an engineer! LOL

I'm a civil EIT!
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